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To the sixth article of the sayd allegation he cannot depose.

To the seventh article he referreth himselfe to the Law and acts of this
Court and otherwise he cannot depose.

To the 8th article hee saith his deposition is true [#]

[LH MARGIN] [#] See his answer to the
Crosse Interrogatories in the next
page, being the very
same which belong
allso to the underwritten

[?Willyam ?dyxson] [SIGNATURE, RH SIDE


The 25th day of Aprill 1656. [CENTRE HEADING]

Thomas Attwood against the shipp heretofore}
named the Swan and now the Satisfaction}
whereof John ffaulkner was Master}
and against Mr Benjamin Bressey and}
the sayd John ffalkner in speciall and}
all others et cetera Budd ffrancklyn}

Examined upon an allon on the behalfe of
the sayd Thomas Attwood.

Rp. .1.

William Dyxon of Ratcliffe in the County
of Middlesex mariner late Steward of the sayd shipp
the Swann now the Satisfaction aged 48. yeares or thereabouts
wittnesse sworne and examined saith and deposeth as
followeth. videlicet.

To the first article of the sayd allegation, This deponent saith that in the monethes
of december January ffebruary and March 1654. the arlate Benjamin
Bressey was one of the reputed Owners of the sayd shipp the Swan, and
the sayd John ffalkener Master of her and tooke upon the charge
of her. And otherwise hee cannot depose.

To the second article of the sayd allegation hee saith that the arlate Thomas
Attwood was Masters mate of the sayd shipp during the tyme predeposed.
but who hired him, when, for how long or for how much hee saith hee
cannot depose.

To the third article of the sayd allegation he saith that the sayd Thomas Attwood being Masters
Mate of the sayd shipp as aforesayd together with this deponent who was Steward
of the same, and others did sayle and depart in and with the sayd shipp from
Gravesend about the eleventh day of december 1654. And
he the sayd Thomas Attwood entred into whole pay in the sayd shipp [#]

[LH MARGIN] [#] upon the eighth day
of the sayd moneth
Williyan [?dixson] [SIGNATURE, LH MARGIN]

And the
sayd shipp arrived afterwards att ffalmouth, and from thence proceeded
on a voyage for the Bermudas, but in her Course thitherward being
become leaky about the end of ffebruary or beginning of March.
1654. she returned and came into Millford haven to be repaired, which
hee knoweth to be true for that he sayled in the sayd shipp and entred
into whole pay together with the sayd Thomas Attwood the tymes aforesayd.
And otherwise he cannot depose.

To the fourth article of the sayd allegation, hee saith that whilest the sayd shipp lay att
Millford haven and about the end of March or beginning of Aprill
1655 there came downe a certayne Instrument Monition or decree from
this Court, and under the seale thereof, which this deponent saw in a
Box, the effect whereof was as this deponent then heard amongst
other things to require the sayd Attwood and others to stay with and
not to depart the sayd shipp to the prejudice of her intended voyage
or to that purpose. And otherwise hee depose